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Benjamin, Harry

Keay Davidson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Counselling Psychology; Medicine and Health; Education; Social Sciences; Endocrinology and Diabetes. 1117 words.

Benjamin, Harry (12 January 1885–24 August 1986), physician, endocrinologist, and sex researcher, was born in Berlin, Germany, the son of Julius Benjamin, a banker, and Bertha Hoffman. He...

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Jones, Vicky Veronica Clement- [née Vicky Veronica Yip] (1948–1987), physician and founder of the British Association for Cancer United Patients

J. S. Malpas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Medicine and Health; Medical Oncology; Clinical Oncology; Surgical Oncology. 752 words.

Jones, Vicky Veronica Clement- [née Vicky Veronica Yip] (1948–1987), physician and founder of the British Association for Cancer United Patients, was born on 23 December 1948 in Hong Kong,...

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Levi-Montalcini, Rita

Joyce Tang.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Neurology; Education. 1059 words.

Levi-Montalcini, Rita (22 April 1909–30 December 2012), Nobel Prize–winning neuroembryologist, was born Rita Levi in Turin, Italy, the youngest of four children of Adamo Levi, an electrical...

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Morrow, Prince Albert

David J. Pivar.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dermatology; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Pathology. 949 words.

Morrow, Prince Albert (19 December 1846–17 March 1913), dermatologist, syphilologist, and reformer, was born at Mount Vernon, Kentucky, the son of William Morrow, a planter, and Mary Ann...

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Wilson, Sir (William James) Erasmus (1809–1884), dermatologist and philanthropist

D'A. Power.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Dermatology. 1579 words.

Wilson, Sir (William James) Erasmus (1809–1884), dermatologist and philanthropist, generally known as Erasmus Wilson, was born on 25 November 1809 in the house of his Norwegian maternal...

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